Stories tagged: marijuana
Sun., July 15, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
As Canada moves toward legalization of recreational marijuana on Oct. 17 and the U.S. shows signs of growing leniency, hedge funds such as Navy are leading the advance of institutional …
Fri., July 6, 2018, 2:48 a.m.
There’s nothing like water to relax you.
Fri., July 6, 2018, 2:17 a.m.
Getting drunk and playing with a gun is a bad idea, as is taking too many pain pills and then deciding to go hunting.
Fri., July 6, 2018, 2:10 a.m.
One of the challenges with those trying to regulate Washington’s legal cannabis marketplace or those being regulated by it is that it’s distinctly different than many other industries.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
A Canadian man who leased helicopters and used them to run a cross-border drug-shipping empire, helping meet the American West’s appetite for high-grade marijuana before states began legalizing the drug, …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Oklahoma voters on Tuesday backed the medicinal use of marijuana, overcoming a late opposition campaign from law enforcement and business, faith and political leaders.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
Oklahoma primary voters were weighing Tuesday whether to approve one of the least-restrictive state laws allowing medical marijuana, the nation’s first cannabis ballot question of the year.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
What could be Columbia County’s first cannabis growing operation is scheduled for a public hearing next week.
Wed., June 20, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
Kush 21, Pullman’s newest pot shop, could be open for business as soon as July 1, the store’s manager told the Daily News.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 6 a.m.
State Treasurer Duane Davidson is working to get Congress to change federal laws and open banking to marijuana businesses in states where it’s legal.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 6:59 p.m.
Canada’s Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government’s bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
Those involved in the retail side of Washington and Colorado cannabis sales don’t tend to stick around very long, according to the latest data from the Seattle-based cannabis software/data company …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 1:36 p.m.
Mayors from six U.S. cities with legal marijuana have formed a coalition with the aim of preparing other states and the federal government for legalization.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Friday that he was inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana, a proposal that would dramatically reshape the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
Colorado’s governor on Monday vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up “tasting rooms,” dashing hopes that the state would be the first to adopt a system letting …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Marijuana prices are in free fall, and the craft cannabis farmers who put Oregon on the map decades before broad legalization say they are in peril of losing their now-legal …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
An alarming increase in the use of a highly toxic and banned pesticide at illegal marijuana farms hidden on public land in California is leading U.S. and state officials to …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 12:28 p.m.
Cannabis growers looking to save money can start by looking at their lighting.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:46 a.m.
Katrina and Rob McKinley have heard plenty of the rumors over the years.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
Many marijuana users report that one of the more enjoyable side effects is a big boost to one’s sense of humor – you’re likely to find more things funny, including …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
Many of us have faced a familiar temptation. Following a spirited night of drinking, we can’t sleep. So we look in the medicine cabinet for something to help us nod …
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
U.S. authorities have arrested a Seattle woman and conducted raids in an investigation into what they say is an international criminal operation tied to China.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
The black market for marijuana is thriving in Oregon and an oversupply of weed from growers is flowing to more than two dozen states where pot remains illegal, a top …
Mon., May 14, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet – …
Mon., May 14, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Applications for state licenses to grow hemp – marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin – have increased more than twentyfold since 2015, and Oregon now ranks No. 2 behind Colorado among the 19 …
Tue., May 8, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
A new report finds that legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts revenue for state and local governments, but not by much.
Wed., May 2, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of marijuana have led many businesses to rethink their drug testing policies for the first time in decades. A small but increasing …